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3 Museums to explore in Solothurn

Solothurn

Solothurn is one of the northwestern cantons of Switzerland. It features museums, castles, and ruins all form part of the region’s rich historical heritage. The mountains of this carton offer a magnificent view of the surroundings.

Kunstmuseum Solothurn
Kunstmuseum SolothurnWerkhofstrasse 30, 4500 Solothurn, Switzerland

The Art Museum Solothurn is an art museum in Solothurn that opened in 1902 and is one of the most important cultural institutions in the city. The Solothurn Art Museum has one of the largest and most valuable collections in Switzerland. It ranges from the late Middle Ages to the present day. The focus is on Swiss art of the 19th and 20th centuries.

Landshut Castle, Switzerland
Landshut Castle, SwitzerlandSchlossstrasse 17, 3427 Utzenstorf, Switzerland

A prestigious Museum of Wildlife and Hunting dating back to the 17th century. Surrounded by its magnificent landscaped park. The Swiss Museum of Wildlife and Hunting at the castle displays the history of hunting in Switzerland from the Stone Age to the present day, continuing with the alpine wildlife and its habitats. Further emphasis is laid on collections of precious weapons and utensils used for hunting, decoys, as well as falconry and hunting with the dog.

Naturmuseum Solothurn
Naturmuseum SolothurnKlosterpl. 2, 4500 Solothurn, Switzerland

The Solothurn Nature Museum shows exhibitions on animals, plants, fossils and minerals from the region. Together with the Solothurn Art Museum and the Blumenstein Historical Museum , it forms an administrative department for the municipality of Solothurn . In addition to the permanent exhibition, the Nature Museum Solothurn shows a special exhibition twice a year.

Map of Museums to explore in Solothurn